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Chiara Mortarino Bowie
North American Programmes Coordinator
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Summer School

Summer is a lovely time to continue your studies in London. You can learn new skills, catch up on credit, enhance your CV, explore world-leading galleries and museums, and meet new and fascinating people, all the while enjoying lovely walks along the River Thames, quiet pints in quaint pubs and rocking with London’s great night life. So why not consider the Summer School programme, where three to six week courses are available in a number of disciplines.

For any student wishing to take advantage of the summer course offerings please听complete the .

Academic Entry Requirements

To apply for the Summer School programme you must submit evidence of your academic standing by providing any of the following:

  • Completed high school or equivalent certificate. We require your High School Diploma, IB or your A Level results
  • If you are about to graduate from high school we require your High School Transcript and/or Certificate
  • If you are a current university student we require your current university transcript
  • If you are not a current student we require your most up-to-date academic record

Please note: Evidence must be either a scanned copy of the original document or an official certified copy.

English Language Requirements

  • Valid IELTS 5.5 in each of the four components
  • Valid TOEFL iBT 72 overall with 72 with 17 Listening, 18 in Reading, 17 Writing, 20 Speaking

Please note: We accept a wide range of English Language Qualifications. Please contact us for further details

Academic Qualifications

If you are attending a university or college in your home country, you must be able to provide proof that you have achieved marks听demonstrating satisfactory academic progress in the first year and additional years of study, with a minimum grade average of C+

Proposed Summer 2024 Classes

Click the buttons below to view the courses on offer during our 3 & 6 week options.

The university reserves the right to make alterations/cancellations to the summer classes on offer to reflect student demand.

Course content and delivery can be subject to change.

3 Weeks – Session A

20 May – 7 June

  • AVC 4205 Introduction to Visual Culture

    This course explores images and representations across cultural and historical contexts: the way meaning and ideologies can be decoded from such cultural artifacts as advertising, photography, cinema, modern art, sculpture, architecture, propaganda and comic books. Through varied examples, it takes an introductory route through some of the most important cultural theories and concepts.

  • COM 4115 Digital Society

    This course introduces students to critical studies of the digital society, and how it effects institutions, media, and audiences socially, culturally, and politically. It explores the history of 鈥榯he information revolution鈥, and how contemporary digital technologies, the internet, and social media are changing identities, relationships, and practices at both micro- and macro-levels. Through engaging with key debates within digital society (e.g. selfhood and social media, participatory culture, sharing economy, surveillance, truth of online information and democracy), students will develop critical understanding of the relationship between digital technologies and society, and reflect on their own use of digital media.

  • ENV 3125 Foundations in Environmental Studies

    A basic introduction to the major themes of Environmental Studies, this course covers basic ecology, environmental ethics, and environmental science. Well known environmental issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain, pollution, and population issues are addressed from scientific, economic, politico-sociological and ethical standpoints. An awareness and appreciation of global, local, and personal environmental problems are developed, together with the implications of possible solutions. The concept of interrelatedness is a unifying theme throughout the course.

  • INB 6101 International Business Environment

    This course focuses on the socio-cultural, technological, political, legal, financial, and ecological environment in which international business takes place. Equally, the course studies regional business strategies with an in-depth focus of the European Single Market as the most integrated business area. This is further complemented by the study of distinct business areas which in a non-exhaustive manner covers Japan, North America, China, and Emerging Economies.

3 Weeks – Session B

10 June – 28 June

  • AVC 5200 Museums and Galleries of London

    Considers the nature of museums and art galleries and their role and function in our society and culture. Students study the workings of the art market and a variety of other topics that impinge upon it, such as conservation, restoration, the investment potential of art, and art world crime. Students visit many of the great London galleries and museums with their rich intercultural collections, as part of this course. A university-level survey of the history of international art is strongly recommended as a prerequisite.

  • FLM 4200 Introduction to Film Studies

    This course explores film as a medium across cultural and historical contexts. It covers films in its varied form, from the first projections in the late 19th century to online distribution today. Using examples of noteworthy films, it takes an introductory examination of the most important film theories and concepts, in the process examining how ideologies and meanings are imbedded in this vibrant medium.

  • MKT 6103 Fashion Product Development

    Fashion professionals are often generating ideas, defining looks and moods a couple of seasons in advance. Product development and forecasting is an essential part of the way that the fashion industry organises and promotes itself. This course is designed to give students a systematic overview of product development and the trend cycle in fashion, its operation in relation to the industry鈥檚 specialist sectors, and to introduce the creative and commercial functions of the fashion forecasting process within the fashion industry. It considers marketplace dynamics which affect and create the trends and impact on lifestyles and fashion products.

6 Weeks

20 May – 28 June

  • EAP 3270 Fundamentals of Research & Writing

    What does research involve? How will you use it effectively in your own writing? This course is designed to introduce students to strategies for the effective reading of a range of texts to enhance understanding and critical assessment. You will learn ways to select and acknowledge these sources of information and write about them in a structured fashion as required in university study. You will learn to organise your paragraphs and choose appropriate academic vocabulary in your writing, to convey your meaning clearly to your reader. A minimum grade of C on this course and EAP 3275 is required for students to progress to GEP 3180, Research and Writing I.

  • EAP 3275 Fundamentals of Academic Language & Oracy

    How do you feel about speaking up and speaking out? How closely do others listen to your views, and you to theirs? This course is founded on the belief that good spoken communication in a range of contexts is essential to individual, community and cross-cultural development and understanding. Students need to start thinking, listening and talking with confidence and clarity at the back, middle and front of the class, and throughout the university campus. A minimum grade of C on this course and EAP 3270 is required for students to progress to GEP 3180, Research and Writing I.

  • GEP 3150 Visual Thinking

    This course provides an interdisciplinary grounding in the practice and theory of critical visual thinking. Through theoretical frameworks such as semiotics, it explores predominantly photographic images, from across a range of cultures and contexts: the arts, politics, science, sport and technology. Through visual analysis, it considers digital forms of observation and image making, as well as building understanding by visual practice. It examines questions concerning curating, circulating and making public the images we produce. It asks: What are the values and truths hidden in images? How can the practice of image production advance our thinking around images? How, in the context of a range of disciplines, can we learn to communicate ideas visually and verbally?

  • GEP 3170 Narratives of Change

    This course considers a landscape of global ideas through the lens of contemporary literature. Students will be introduced to pivotal moments of recent thought surrounding gender, race, environment and technology, exploring how literature both shapes and responds to our changing world. Students will analyse literary, political, and theoretical texts from a variety of cultures, exploring the relationship between written form, content and context particularly the ways in which social change might play out in literature. There will be the opportunity to produce both critical analysis in essay form and creative writing that responds to the texts studied.

  • GEP 3180 Research and Writing I

    This core course concentrates on developing the students鈥 ability to read and think critically, and to read, understand and analyse texts from a range of genres. How do you successfully negotiate a path through a sea of information and then write it up? Using essential information literacy skills to help with guided research, this course develops the ability to produce effective and appropriate academic writing across the curriculum. This is the first course in the 六合彩现场直播 academic research and writing sequence.

  • GEP 4105 Social Change in Practice

    This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to analyse London-based social and environmental needs. Students will discuss key texts related to service learning and apply a range of planning and research techniques to deliver a community-based project related to a chosen social or environmental issue. Students will use local resources when available including registered not-for-profit and community-based organizations and reflect critically on their ability to create a positive contribution to society. Students will engage in community-based service learning, with guided academic tasks and reflection.

  • MGT 3201 Foundations of Computer Applications

    This is a foundations course comprised of a broad overview of information systems and technology, as principally used in support of business processes and decision-making activities. An in-depth discussion of the relationship, between organizations and information systems is a fundamental element of the course. Topics include: computer hardware and software, operating systems, the use of excel in management practice, social issues related to information systems. The use of excel provides a common thread in the topics covered throughout the course.

  • MGT 3210 World of Entrepreneurship

    The course is designed to help students explore the 鈥榓spirational journey鈥 of entrepreneurship - its history, present and future. Students will get the opportunity to understand how the discipline of entrepreneurship started, what constitutes its eco-system and why it has become the focus of advanced, emerging and developing countries simultaneously. Students will learn about the Merchant-Capitalists of the eighteenth century up to and beyond the iconic global brands which were founded during the 2008 global recession. Students will explore the reasons behind the successes and failures of businesses like Segway, Amazon, Spotify and Toyota. They will also read the lives of inspiring leaders and legendary entrepreneurs like Jack Ma, Jeff Bezos and Michael Dell who crafted the world of entrepreneurship. At the end of the course, students will be able to decipher themselves whether they wish to take the path of those who made a real difference in the world.

  • MTH 4120 Probability & Statistics

    An introductory course in probability primarily designed for business economics and psychology majors. The course coverage will include: descriptive statistics, elementary probability theory, random variables and expectations, discrete probability distributions (Binomial and Poisson distributions), continuous probability distribution (Normal distribution), linear regression analysis and correlations, elementary hypothesis testing and Chi-square tests, non-parametric methods and SPSS lab sessions targeting applications of statistical concepts to business, economics and psychology and interpretations of hardcopies. All practical work will be produced using SPSS statistical software.


6-week class option Tuition
1 three credit course 拢1,500
1 four credit course 拢2,000
6 week course + one 3 week course concurrently Fees will vary depending on course credits
3-week class option Tuition
1 three credit course 拢1,500
1 four credit course 拢2,000
2 courses concurrently Fees will vary depending on course credits
Internship options Tuition
6 Week 4 Credit Internship 拢2,000
Cond茅 Nast Intensive Course Tuition (includes trip to Paris, France)
EU & International students 拢3,475
US students Please apply through our partner

Haywood House – West Hampstead

SUMMER A and first 3 weeks of SUMMER 1

Make your home in charming iQ Haywood House (available until June 2024 only), a proper urban village with great shops and a relaxed community feel.

iQ Haywood House, Blackburn Road, London NW6 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 25 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes

Prices - subject to contract

拢475 – Bronze en suite per week (Kitchen and bedding packs, bath towel and departure clean included. Price does not include Camden Borough Council Tax of 拢35 per week).

+44 (0) 20 3675 9248

A cozy living room with a sofa bed, loveseat, armrest, and television surrounded by cabinetry, chest of drawers, nightstand, and shelves filled with linens, pillows, and window coverings creates a warm and inviting atmosphere in the home.
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Vega – Vauxhall

SUMMER B and last 3 weeks of SUMMER 1

IQ Vega is 10 minutes to London鈥檚 vibrant South Bank. Students can enjoy panoramic views of London from the building鈥檚 sky terrace, relax in the on-site cinema room or enjoy the convenient in-house gym.

IQ Vega, 6 Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 40 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes

+44 (0) 20 3675 9248

Modern bedroom with a white and yellow color scheme, study area with chair, shelves with decor, large window with city view, and green plants.
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Find out more about this accommodation option by visiting iQ’s .

More information is also available in iQ’s 2022-23 resident handbook.

If you are interested in booking accommodation at iQ Haywood House which is managed by iQ Student Accommodation, in the first instance, please contact our Student Affairs Team at [email protected]. They will provide you with more information, answering any questions you may have and ask you to complete a pre-booking form.

You can find more details in our FAQs here.

Once the booking form is complete, Student Affairs will then give you a unique link to apply for housing with iQ Haywood House. You can check availability and book the room of your choice.

Please note, you are required to pay a booking fee of 拢250 to iQ to reserve your accommodation. This fee is a pre-payment of fees towards your contract which is subtracted from the total cost payable to iQ for your accommodation.听 Students then pay the remaining amount due for the accommodation prior to move-in.

There is also a 拢250 damage deposit payable to the University which is refunded to students after they have left the accommodation and the University has confirmation that there have been no damages.

Room & Equipment Hire

We are offering the opportunity for classrooms, equipment and security services to be made available for anyone that would be interested in conducting classes here at the Chiswick Park Campus Building.

Chiswick Campus classrooms rental rates
Please note that a 15% discount will apply to all 六合彩现场直播 partners.

Teaching / lecture rooms
Per hour
Per 1/2 day
(4 hrs)
Per day
(8 hrs)
Medium Classroom 20 – 22 拢125 拢450 拢800
Large Classroom 30 – 35 拢175 拢500 拢900
Film & Photography Studio 15 拢100 拢300 拢600
Per hour
Per day
(8 hrs)
PC, & Clevertouch 拢25 拢100
Flipchart 拢10 拢50
Security Service
Per hour
Extra Security outside opening hours 拢15
Per hour
IT Services 拢30

How can I apply?

Students from our partner and non-partner universities (US/EU and International)

Please complete the by May 1.

Please provide us with the following personal details when making an application:

  • Choice of two classes per session (your preferred choice and an alternative)
  • Academic qualifications/transcript
  • English language qualification (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of the main page of your passport
  • One passport-sized photograph
  • Accommodation Declaration section on Application Form

The deadline for applications is 1st of May

What happens next?

Upon receipt your application, 听we will email you with an invoice and instructions on how to make full payment online by credit card and other payment methods once we have approved your application and you have accepted your Summer School study place.